Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility

Know someone in Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility?  Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility is a correctional facility in the Texas state prison system.  This guide will tell you information about everything related to Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility:  How to do a prison inmate search.  Visitation information.  The prisons’s phone number and address.  How to send mail and money to an inmate.  And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility
Year Opened: 1997
Type: Male
State: Texas
County: Mitchell
DOC: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Security Level: G1, G2, Transient
Warden Name: Eric Guerrero

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Contact Information

Here you will find the mailing address and street address for Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility. Use the mailing address if you are sending a letter or package to someone at Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility, and make sure to use the street address if you want to know the physical location of Ware Unit.

Mailing Address

Make sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below before you send a package or letter to a prisoner to make sure that you properly address the letter or package, and follow the appropriate steps for sending a letter or package. If you don’t use the appropriate protocol, the package or letter might get sent back.

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility
1681 South FM 3525 
Colorado City TX, 79512

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility
1681 South FM 3525 
Colorado City TX, 79512

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (325) 728-2162 (**104)
Fax:

Map and Directions

Use the street address if you are going to visit a prisoner. Make sure to check the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule headings further down on this page if you are going to go to visit an inmate here.

Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility
1681 South FM 3525 
Colorado City TX, 79512

Directions

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Phone Number

Inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t get to call prisoners, however, there are times when it may be necessary to know the telephone number to Ware Unit.
(325) 728-2162 (**104)

Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility inmates may be able to make phone calls using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you can’t send a fax to an inmate, but there might be times when it may be useful to have the fax number to the prison.

Email Address

This email address is the general email for the prison. You won’t be able to reach inmates using this email. If you need to email an inmate, check out the Inmate Email section further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 916
Total Staff: 225

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner at Ware Unit you must follow an specific process to make sure that the letter is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates are not permitted to access the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important steps that you must follow when mailing a letter or package to a prisoner. If you do not then letter or package might not be received.

Before you proceed, make sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility employees open and inspect all received general mail and packages. Incoming general mail is read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure safety and security or monitor any problems having to do with any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the correct format for how you should address a package or letter to a prisoner at Ware Unit:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility
1681 South FM 3525 
Colorado City TX, 79512

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Inmate Money

Every state prison has a Commissary that was created to provide an account for inmate money and for buying items not provided by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can send funds into these accounts using Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends are able to send prisoners money by way of the mail and must send funds to the address below and follow the policies shows below:

The money has to be in a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, during which the prisoner will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will send back any funds that do not have correct prisoner info provided the envelope has an adequate return address. Cash and personal checks can’t be deposited so don’t send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently changed to various prisons throughout Texas, so sometimes you may have to find where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to locate an Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Texas state prisons: Texas State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility, you must know this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Texas state prison has their own policies for visitation and these rules change frequently. The rules listed here may be changed since this was written, so be sure to also check Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility’s website to find the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance officer will ensure every visitor signs the inmate visitors log when they enter the visitation area and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Picture ID of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state picture ID is OK.

For everything shown below, check out the main prison facility website because this information is updated frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Children, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility prison records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Section about Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility death row coming.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Section about Texas parole process coming.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Info about release procedures for Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility coming.

Inmate Programs

Educational Programs: Literacy (Adult Basic Education/GED), CHANGES/Pre-Release, Cognitive Intervention
Career and Technology Programs: Construction Carpentry, Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance
Additional Programs/Services: Adult Education Program (upon availability), Project RIO, Chaplaincy Services, Crime Stoppers

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Prison Life

Details about prison life will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A news section coming soon.

Photos

A Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility.

If you have any photos of Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a prison job? Do you have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

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Website

The official website: Ware Unit Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about family resources coming soon.

History

A Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility history section will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Famous Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Texas State Prisons: Texas State Prisons

Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility Links

The official website: Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility Website

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Links

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Main Website

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility

Have you ever been an inmate in Ware Unit? Do you know someone that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited someone at Ware Unit?

If your answer is yes, then please leave a comment below about it. Tell us about your prison experience so that other people will know what to expect.

Things you might want to write in your review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are currently an inmate at Ware Unit (DW) – Texas Transfer Facility, leave your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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